Hurricane Harvey

Jose expected to remain a hurricane through Tuesday

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 11:45 GMT

Jose is seen weakening over the next couple of days but is still expected to retain its hurricane strength through Tuesday

Evacuees begin getting back to Florida Keys after Irma's devastation

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 02:21 GMT

Evacuees from Hurricane Irma returned early Wednesday to parts of the Florida Keys.

Trump says churches should get FEMA funds for hurricane relief

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 - 12:01 GMT

Donald Trump said on Friday that churches in Texas should be able to receive money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Florida residents heed Irma warnings after Harvey's destruction

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 01:33 GMT

Hurricane Harvey’s destruction in Texas may not have altered Florida’s well-tested storm plans.

Caribbean girds for Hurricane Irma threat

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 09:24 GMT

Irma, a still strengthening and dangerous Category Four hurricane, churned toward the Leeward Islands early Tuesday.

U.S. crude rises; gasoline slumps to pre-Harvey levels

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 08:07 GMT

U.S. oil prices rose on Tuesday as the gradual restart of refineries in the Gulf of Mexico.

Trump seeks $7.85 billion for Harvey relief, warns on debt ceiling

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 09:45 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump has asked Congress for an initial $7.85 billion (£6.06 billion) for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

U.S. average retail gasoline price rises to $2.59/gallon: AAA

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 09:20 GMT

Retail U.S. gasoline prices rose to $2.59 a gallon on Saturday in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

L. America looks to Venezuelan fuel cargoes as Harvey swamps U.S.

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 08:52 GMT

Latin American countries scouring the globe for other sources of fuel are zeroing in on a flotilla waiting to unload off the coast of Venezuela after Harvey.

Facebook raises $ 10m for hurricane Harvey victims

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 09:13 GMT

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday that the Facebook community raised over $ 10m to help people affected by hurricane Harvey and will raise funds for South Asia.

Trump pledges $1 mln of his personal money to Harvey relief

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 08:04 GMT

Trump will pledge $1 million of his own money to relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Thursday.

Explosions, black smoke rising at chemical plant damaged in Hurricane Harvey

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 10:50 GMT

A pair of explosions were heard early Thursday morning and black smoke was seen rising from a chemical plant near Houston

Trump, Salman discuss Arab-Qatar crisis

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 10:22 GMT

King Salman of Saudi Arabia and American President Donald Trump discussed during a telephone call Wednesday.

US STOCKS-Wall St rises with focus on strong economy

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 08:06 GMT

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth outweighed concerns about escalating tensions between the US and N. Korea.

Venezuela to donate $5 mln Harvey aid, despite cash crunch

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 04:50 GMT

Venezuela has offered $5 million to victims of Hurricane Harvey in the US despite a major economic crisis leaving millions short of food and medicine.